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Cryptocoryne "Purpurea"

Cryptocoryne "Purpurea"

  • Leaves with interesting dark pattern
  • Remains low
  • Slow growth rate
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This attractive water trumpet is delivered with the label Cryptocoryne x purpurea, however there are indications that it actually belongs to the variable Cryptocoryne cordata var. siamensis. Nevertheless this Cryptocoryne is remarkable by its special marbled pattern. The stronger nerves are darker than the intermediate leaf tissue.

Previous experience shows that this plant gets only about 10 cm high in aquariums and grows slower than many other Cryptocorynes in aquaristics. The leaves grow spreading. Therefore "Purpurea" is also suited as group in the foreground. It does not have special demands, but a nutrient-rich bottom is recommended.

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Jan P.
Nice plants
7th January 2021
Cryptocoryne "Purpurea" - in Vitro XL
Cryptocoryne "Purpurea" - in Vitro XL

Good quality. It grows fine in middle hard water. Lots of new leavs in just 3 weeks. I have planted it in 4 different aquariums, and it grovs in all of them, even in hard... (read more)

Matthijs S.
2nd November 2017
Cryptocoryne "Purpurea" - Plant-It!
Cryptocoryne "Purpurea" - Plant-It!

These are beautiful little crypts and I think this is good value for money from Aquasabi. If you want to get some unusual crypts I would go for these, the marble patterns on the... (read more)

Gunnar H.
sehr gut 👍
11th July 2017
Cryptocoryne "Purpurea" - Plant-It!
Cryptocoryne "Purpurea" - Plant-It!

Habe mir gleich mehrere Dosen bestellt. Sie ist eine seltene kaum erhältliche Cryptocoryne. Die Blätter der zahlreichen in-vitro Pflanzen werden bald von schön braun gestreiften... (read more)

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